• M. J. Buckingham
  • R. Ruffini
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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. J. Buckingham
    • 1
  • R. Ruffini
    • 2
  1. 1.Theoretical PhysicsUniversity of Western AustraliaAustralia
  2. 2.Theoretical PhysicsUniversity of RomeRome

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